Netball Victoria Zone Academy Program
The Netball Victoria Zone Academy Program aims to provide a concurrent development opportunity for talented players, coaches, umpires and team managers, which will assist them to reach their potential.
The program is based on the Netball Australia’s Dare to Develop a Diamonds Academy and has three core components required for completion. These components are:
- Technical and tactical
- Athlete wellbeing
- Physical preparation
2018 Zone Academy Officials Applications
A team of Netball Victoria appointed support staff manage each Zone Academy including a Head Coach, Assistant Coach, Apprentice coach, Team Manager.
Netball Victoria is now accepting application forms for each 2018 Zone Academy Program, positions descriptions are available by following each of the below links:
Zone Academy Head Coach
Zone Academy Assistant Coach
Zone Academy Apprentice Coach
Zone Academy Team Manager
Applications Close – 5pm Monday 25 September 2017
Please complete the application form and forward to the High Performance Pathways Coordinator Ben Sharpe, with a relevant resume and cover letter. Questions may also be forwarded to Ben on the below contact details:
High Performance Pathways Coordinator
(03) 9321 2234
Expressions of Interest for Zone Academy Assessors and Selectors
The Zone Academy Selection Days and the Academy Screening Day for the 2018 Zone Academy Program are fast approaching. If you are interested in coaching or assessing at any of the Zone Academy Selection Days or the Academy Screening Day, please complete your details on this form, indicating which selection days you would like to coach/assess.
2018 Talented Player Nomination Form
Netball Victoria calls for talented player nominations from all affiliated Associations and Football Netball Leagues. Netball Victoria are seeking nominations for talented players who can be considered for 2018 Zone Academy selection (born in 2002 or 2003) or the 2018 17/Under & 19/U State Team Program.
Please find the below Talented Player Nomination Form. Nominations close Friday 1 September 2017.
NOW OPEN – Talent Identification Applications – Association Championships
Netball Victoria wishes to provide you with some important information regarding talent identification of athletes in your zone and region. Each year Netball Victoria appoints several Talent Scouts throughout the various netball regions to communicate with local Netball Associations and Leagues to identify talented athletes at the Zone Association Championships.
Netball Victoria’s Association Championships are held annually in each Zone. These tournaments are a vital part of the athlete development pathway.
The Talent Scouts view athletes in the 15/U and 17/U age groups across both Championship and Reserve divisions. Following these Championships Talent Scouts provide the names of identified athletes for invitation to Zone Academy and State Team screening days leading toward possible inclusion in Zone Academy Programs and/or State Teams in the following year.
Please email applications to:
High Performance Operations Manager
2017 Athletes and Officials
Netball Victoria is pleased to announce the athletes that have successfully gained a position in the 2017 Zone Academy Program.
|Kalolaine Moi Moi|
Congratulations to our Zone Academy Officials for their appointments in this year’s Zone Academy Program.
|Central East||Head Coach||Kath||Knott|
|Central East||Assistant Coach||Meagan||Dell|
|Central East||Assistant Coach||TBC|
|Central East||Apprentice Coach||Kim||Harrington|
|Central East||Team Manager||Eleonore||Costello|
|Central West||Head Coach||Marg||Lind|
|Central West||Assistant Coach||Emily||Post|
|Central West||Assistant Coach||Sonia||Harris|
|Central West||Apprentice Coach||Tegan||Hopkins|
|Central West||Team Manager||Jannelle||Graham|
|North East||Head Coach||Fiona||Boyer|
|North East||Head Coach||Robyn||Smith|
|North East||Assistant Coach||Shea||Cunningham|
|North East||Apprentice Coach||Jodie||House|
|North East||Team Manager||Bianca||Mann|
Inter Academy Weekend
All Zone Academies participate in Inter Academy Weekend at the State Netball Hockey Centre. The event provides athletes the opportunity to demonstrate and apply skills learnt in the program over the two day competition. The Inter Academy Weekend is an important part of the Netball Victoria athlete pathway as the competition provides the opportunity for 17/U Victorian State selectors to view all Academy athletes and talent identify athletes to attend the 17/U State Squad Selections. Questions and queries may also be forwarded to the High Performance Pathways Coordinator on the below contact details:
High Performance Operations Manager